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Re: [libvirt] "type 'hvm' & arch 'i686' combination is not supported" error



On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 01:34:11PM +0100, Frederik Himpe wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 12:11:37PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 02:13:34PM +0000, Frederik Himpe wrote:
> > > I recently updated for libvirt 0.4.6 to libvirt 0.6.0. Now several of the 
> > > virtual machines I defined, are not shown in virt-manager nor by virsh 
> > > list --all, although the config files are still in /etc/libvirt/qemu. I 
> > > tried to run virsh create, and this error is shown:
> > > 
> > > libvir: Domain Config error : internal error os type 'hvm' & arch 'i686' 
> > > combination is not supported
> > > 
> > > This configuration was working perfectly with libvirt 0.4.6. I needed to 
> > > change i686 to x86_64 in all config files of 32 bit systems to make them 
> > > work again. Is there no way libvirt could migrate those configuration 
> > > files automatically?
> > 
> > What does 'virsh capabilities' show for your host  on 0.6.0 ?
> 
> <capabilities>
> 
>   <host>
>     <cpu>
>       <arch>x86_64</arch>
>     </cpu>
>   </host>
> 
>   <guest>
>     <os_type>hvm</os_type>
>     <arch name='x86_64'>
>       <wordsize>64</wordsize>
>       <emulator>/usr/bin/qemu-system-x86_64</emulator>
>       <machine>pc</machine>
>       <machine>isapc</machine>
>       <domain type='kvm'>
>         <emulator>/usr/bin/qemu-kvm</emulator>
>       </domain>
>     </arch>
>     <features>
>       <acpi default='on' toggle='yes'/>
>       <apic default='on' toggle='no'/>
>     </features>
>   </guest>
> 
> </capabilities>

This shows you haven't got the 32-bit emulator /usr/bin/qemu installed
which is why its not recognising the i686 arch as valid.


Daniel
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